home birth

  1. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Why I’m having a home birth

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    Five years ago, I found myself pregnant with my first child. I was 24 and didn’t know squat about babies and labor and all that...
  2. Mom & Dad

    Top parenting trends of 2013

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    Some parenting trends really began to take off in 2013, while others saw a decline. Which trends do you think made the list?
  3. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Why some moms choose unassisted childbirth

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    Home birth is on the rise, but some moms feel comfortable not only birthing at home, but birthing at home without a midwife present....
  4. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Why home birth is becoming more popular

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    More moms are staying home when it comes to childbirth. What is driving this return to home birth, and what is the appeal?
  5. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Is home birth safer than hospital birth?

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    Home birth proponents often feel that birthing at home is the safest choice — and now there is a large-scale study to back that line...
  6. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    When a home birth just won’t work out

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    If you have your heart set on a home birth, but circumstances dictate you must head to the hospital anyway, don’t despair — there...
  7. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Mom story: I gave birth in my living room

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    Meet author Tristina Wright, a creative mom to two daughters who gave birth to her second child on her living room floor. Wright...
  8. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    New home birth guidelines leave out some midwives

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    Home births are on the rise, and moms have a few choices when it comes to what sort of midwife is present at the birth. The American...
  9. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Home birth after cesarean: This mom’s success story

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    Vicki’s first birth ended in a C-section, which was not in her plans, at all. How she turned her second birth into a successful home...
  10. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Home birth, without a midwife: Unassisted childbirth

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    Meet Amy, mom of four. Her last baby was born at home, which isn't unusual, until you learn that she had no medical attendant...
  11. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Home birth or hospital?

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    Home births are becoming more popular since celebrities such as Ricky Lake and Robin Sullivan of the reality show 'Sisterwives'...
  12. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Home birth: Is it right for you?

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    How do you feel about home birth? Just like everything in parenting and in life, what works for some may not always work for others...